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John-Henry Perera
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Whether it be from natural conditions or people just being people, satellites have captured some of the drastic changes that have occurred on our planet over time. See some "before and after" images taken overhead.
Whether it be from natural conditions or human intervention, NASA's network of satellites have captured some of the drastic changes that have occurred on our planet over time.
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Over the weekend, a young man had the bright idea of setting off a mortar shell on his head. When his brother found him, he said there was nothing left. Read some of the grim encounters people have had with recreational explosives.
People love playing with explosive things, but therein lies the problem: People love playing with explosive things.
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Nearly half of the workforce in the United States could be replaced by automated machines in the near future, according to a report by Oxford University. See which jobs are already in the hands of machines.
Man versus machine has become even more one-sided, Business Insider reports.
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A Swedish philosopher has come up with a radical model of a great-looking town. And we see how Houston fares in his categories. See what's right in the Bayou City, and what our town probably needs to work on.
The creator of London's School of Truth has a radical view on what makes a city objectively beautiful.
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A new report shows how much a person would have to make in order to own the average home in Houston and other big cities across the U.S. Sometimes, the salary needed is low. In other cities, the situation is much worse.
Mortgage resource website HSH Associates has released a new report on the salary requirements for homes in 27 of America's biggest metropolitan areas.
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Since 2003, more Texans are ditching the needle when it comes to preventing age-old diseases, new data suggests. In Harris County, things look especially dire. See how many students are opting out of vaccines in your child's school.
Since 2003, more Texans are ditching the needle when it comes to preventing age-old diseases, new data suggests.
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What are some places you remember as a kid? If you're a parent, help your little Texas guy or gal form some memories of their own by visiting these great spots in our state. And feel free to share with use your childhood memories of places you visited in the comments below.
Texas is chock-full of great places to generate some nostalgic moments later into adulthood.
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More than a dozen Houston TV personalities have made it to the big time. We've compiled a list of reporters, anchors, meteorologists and other on-air faces that have gone on to national fame. See if you recognize any of these big names.
The Bayou City may be a top 10 market, but the allure of the national stage has proven too strong for some on-air personalities.
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A recent report from the Hamilton Project shows how much money U.S. metro rail operators lose per passenger. The general rule is the more compact and dense a city is, the more money it saves on each light rail or metro rider. See how much money your local rail cars are losing.
Some mass transit operations bleed money a little or a lot more than others depending on the city, according to a report from the Hamilton Project.
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Sometimes, local residents are public information officers for people who don't live here. More often than not, we get some truly ridiculous questions. See what Houstonians have to deal with when out-of-towners get nosy.
Life can be a press conference for local residents who mingle with non-natives.
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Republicans may be deeply entrenched within Texas' Legislature, but that doesn't mean they have to agree on everything. The Austin-American Statesman has noted some glaring differences between two of the state's top officials: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Texas House Speaker Joe Straus. See how they've diverged
They may not be butting heads now, but Texas House Speaker Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick are clashing on key policies.
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See her amazing change after beating cancer three times. 
"They were immediately following each other, kids and cancer: Boom, boom, boom."
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Multimedia journalist
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Online journalism, broadcast journalism, videography, social media development
Employment
  • Houston Chronicle
    Web producer, 2013 - present
    Produces and manages Chron.com, the main website for the Houston Chronicle, through writing, reporting and editing; national news content aggregation; social media development; and video consulting services
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Communications specialist, 2013 - 2013
    Develops and manages communications projects through multimedia (video and audio) production; writing, reporting and editing; social media development; consulting services
  • FOX 26 Houston
    Web producer, 2012 - 2013
    Wrote and published stories on MyFoxHouston.com; assisted anchors, reporters and producers in preparing stories for the web; worked with the assignments desk in gathering information; produced and managed social media content
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Houston
Previously
London
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Introduction

I'm a writer and videographer, shins deep in the murky waters of journalism. Yay!  I've published well over a thousand articles on the Houston area and around a dozen feature-length reports on video games and geek culture. Presently, I'm the national web producer and weekend web producer for the Houston Chronicle.

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Coasted through elementary, pranced through high school, stumbled through college and shimmied through a FOX television station
Education
  • University of St. Thomas
    Mass communication, 2006 - 2010
  • St. Thomas High School
    2002 - 2006
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